Pennsylvania State University — Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer of Psychology


Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer of Psychology

The Psychology program at Penn State Behrend, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure, track Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor beginning August 2023. An earned master's degree in psychology or a related field is required. A doctorate is preferred. The successful candidate will teach psychology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Courses may include abnormal psychology, personality psychology, gender psychology, introductory psychology, psychology of learning, research methods, and statistics. The typical teaching load is four courses a semester with the potential for some variance and may include residential and virtual delivery. We are seeking a colleague who values both teaching and research scholarship. The successful candidate will also advise students and provide service to the school, college, and University.

The Psychology program offers both a BA and a BS in psychology and an MA in Applied Clinical Psychology. It has laboratory space, including a sound attenuating chamber, individual testing rooms, small group rooms, and observation rooms. Other resources include an on-campus childcare center, a laboratory equipped to design and test using virtual and augmented reality, and affiliation with the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research, and Evaluation. Technology and inter-library loan resources are excellent; internal funds are available for scholarly activity. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Penn State Behrend, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Workforce diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and employment equity are deeply rooted in Penn State's historic mission. Just as we are committed to being a diverse educational environment, we are also committed to being a diverse working community. As a community, we endeavor to be a mixture of cultural backgrounds, life experiences, individual perspectives, and numerous other characteristics that add variety and vitality to the workplace.

Please upload a cover letter describing your qualifications, interest, and teaching experience/philosophy and a curriculum vitae at time of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Erie-The-Behrend-College/Assistant-Teaching-Professor-or-Lecturer-of-Psychology_REQ_0000037253-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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